09 Jul 2018

Brought down the wall between Ethiopia and Eritrea

July 8, 2018 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Espousing love between their two countries, the leaders of longtime adversaries Ethiopia and Eritrea agreed Sunday to restore diplomatic relations after nearly 20 years and to open the border between their neighbouring Horn of Africa countries. Ethiopia’s reformist new Prime Minister… Read More

05 Jul 2018

Ghana Shippers Awards 2018

The second edition of the Ghana Shippers Awards came off Friday June 25, 2018 at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra with many shippers and providers of shipping services winning awards for their contributions to the growth of the maritime and logistics sector. A total of 63 awards were given… Read More

26 Jun 2018

From 1st July 2018 all imports into GHANA must have a valid CTN number

NOTICE TO ALL SHIPPING LINES AND TRADING PUBLIC   The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) hereby informs importers that the Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) System takes effect from 1st July 2018. (Bill of Lading Date). For all shipments to Ghana (transit cargo included), Shippers/Exporters/Forwarders at the various Ports of Loading around… Read More

15 Jun 2018

Hapag-LIoyd, recommendation for imports to Tanzania

Dear Members, We send you a communication received from Hapag-LIoyd. ” Dear Customer, Please be advised that for all imports to Tanzania, Dar es Salaam – as Shipper you are kindly requested by TICTS to avoid nominating your consignments to the PMM ICD which is currently suspended by the… Read More

15 Jun 2018

Hapag-LIoyd, communication from the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA)

Dear Members, We send you a communication received from Hapag-LIoyd.   ” Dear Customer, We would like to inform you about following notice as received from the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA): Quote This is to notify all shipping lines that containers destined to Mombasa for local clearance shall not… Read More

01 Jun 2018

From 1st June 2018 adjustment of rules of Chinese Customs

Please kindly be advised that the General Administration of Customs China (GACC) has issued Announcement No.56 [2017]to adjust the manifest rules of import and export in the country. The adjusted rules, to be effective on 1st June, 2018, will include the following key points for close attention in future documentation… Read More

29 May 2018

New regulation for Indonesian Customs

Brasglobal Logistica and Transportes, member of ALN from Brazil, has sent us the following communication. Customs Mandatory Data – Tax ID and HS Code 23 May 2018 We would like inform that Indonesia customs implemented a new regulation, requiring… Read More

25 May 2018

Your PRIVACY is precious for us !

NOT MISS NEWS from Africa Logistics Network Group*! On 25 May 2018, a new European Privacy Regulation (GDPR) will enter into force. We’d like you to be aware of the choices you have and the control you can exercise on your data at and… Read More

04 May 2018

Hapag LIoyd opens new office in Tema, Ghana

Aiswarya Lakshmi May 2, 2018   ” Hapag-Lloyd celebrated the official opening of its new office in Tema, the most important port city in Ghana. Beginning immediately, Hapag-Lloyd will manage all its activities in West Africa from this location. “I’m very pleased that our enhanced presence in West Africa… Read More

03 May 2018

Port congestion in Radès, Tunisia

25 Aprile 2018 ” Arriving at the port of Radès (Tunisia), ships must wait sometimes up to two weeks before they can dock at the quay. These delays are not without consequences on the costs, in particular in terms of additional vessel detention and security fees and possible late payment… Read More